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Tag Archives: ADR

Jury mediation: a new tool to resolve cases (access required)

This one was different. It was a jury mediation, at which both sides gave short presentations of their cases to a group of recruited jurors. The jurors were directed to discuss how they saw the case, specifically focusing on liability issues, including how they would apportion fault.

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Rise of ADR means fewer trials, fewer experienced trial lawyers (access required)

For litigants and lawyers, the benefits of formalized alternative dispute resolution in North Carolina trial courts seem to be that rare issue upon which most attorneys agree. But those benefits come at a cost: ADR may be depriving young attorneys of courtroom experience. Charlotte attorney and mediator Wayne Huckel told Lawyers Weekly that more and more attorneys are starting to trust the mediation process to get cases resolved.

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